Fiction

The First Phone Call From Heaven: Mitch Albom, Rs. 499

The residents of a town on Lake Michigan start receiving phone calls from the after life. Is it a miracle or a massive hoax? Sully Harding, a grief-stricken single father, is determined to find out.

Ajaya: Epic Of The Kaurava Clan Book 1: Roll Of The Dice: Anand Neelakantan, Rs. 299

The narrative of the ‘unconquerable’ Kauravas, who were decimated to the last man.

The Hundred Names Of Darkness: Nilanjana Roy, Rs. 495

The sequel to The Wildings,takes us back to the Delhi neighbourhood of Nizamuddin and its unforgettable cats - Mara, Southpaw, Katar, Hulo and Beraal.

King And Maxwell: David Baldacci, Rs. 599

Tyler Wingo has received news that his soldier father has been killed in Afghanistan. But then Tyler receives an email from his father . . . after his supposed death. Determined to help Tyler, King and Maxwell’s search for the truth takes them on a journey which not only puts their lives at risk but arrives at a frightening conclusion.

The Valley Of Amazement, Amy Tan: Rs. 906

Deeply evocative narrative of family secrets, the legacy of trauma and the profound connections between mothers and daughters.

Non-fiction

Science In India: A Historical Perspective: B.V. Subbarayappa, Rs. 1,500

Comprehensive narrative about the history of science in the country.

Undisputed Truth: My Autobiography: Mike Tyson, Rs. 599

A visceral story of a man born and raised to brutality, who reached the heights of stardom before falling to crime, substance abuse and infamy.

The Secret: Hero: Rhonda Byrne, Rs. 699

Brings together the wisdom and insight of 12 of the most successful people living in the world today. Hero

Afternoon Girl: My Khushwant Memoirs: Amrinder Bajaj, Rs. 399

Celebrating a friendship that swings between love and loathing, adoration and indifference, support and abandonment, but stands the test of time and circumstances.

World Development Report 2014: Risk A Opportunity: Managing Risk For Development: The World Bank, Rs. 2,310

World Development Report contends that the solution is not to reject the changes that bring about opportunities along with risks, but to prepare for them in a proactive and holistic way.

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